National standard for driver and rider training

What you must be able to do and what you must know and understand to provide training to drivers and riders.


National standard for driver and rider training

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The standard is for people who provide training to drivers of cars, light vans, and mopeds and motorcycles.

It tells you what you must be able to do to provide training.

Contact the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) if you have:

  • questions about the standard
  • ideas about how it could be improved
  • evidence to make the standard stronger

DVSA national driver and rider standards

Published 31 October 2011
Last updated 24 November 2014 + show all updates
  1. Added information about the increased considerations that need to be taken when driving in bad weather, using sat nav systems, responsibilities of accompanying drivers, and updated references of ‘Driving Standards Agency’ to ‘Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’.
  2. Added a webpage version of the 'National standard for driver and rider training'.
  3. First published.